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BS in Cyber & Data Security Technology

A cyber & data security technology bachelor’s degree can provide a career working against threats of cybercrime, data breaches, and identity theft – challenges that have become all too common in modern society. Lead the charge to repel these threats when you earn your Bachelor of Science in Cyber & Data Security Technology from the College of Business & Technology™ at the Golden State College. With this degree, you will learn cyber & data security technology and gain the opportunity to become a data security partner for businesses of all sizes. Learn how to harness technology to prevent 21st century crime with our cyber & data security classes.

Your cyber & data security technology degree was built on the principles of domestic and international information security. The program is aimed at helping you secure and protect the digital assets of both public and private organizations from security threats. You will gain a firm understanding of the fundamentals of information assurance and the supporting principles of information security. This cyber & data security undergraduate degree will teach you how to become a cyber & data security technology professional who can support both government and industry, to protect the information systems of the organization. When you graduate from this program, you’ll be able to:

Employ professionalism, ethics, and social responsibility values related to the cyber & data security technology professions

Create an information security policy framework based upon the classification of data in the seven domains of the typical information technology infrastructure

Develop a risk management plan of the seven domains of the typical information technology infrastructure

Construct the appropriate countermeasures to ensure the principles of information security

Evaluate the local, national, and global impact of attacks and unauthorized use of digital assets on individuals, organizations, and society

Prepare the appropriate solutions for business continuity to minimize the impact of a disruption or disaster utilizing current techniques, best practices, skills, and necessary security tools



Program Requirements

Total number of credits required: 120 credits

General Education Requirements: 43 credits

Major Course Requirements: 57 credits

Electives: 20 credits

To earn your Bachelor of Science in Cyber & Data Security Technology at the Golden State College, you must complete 120 credits. You will need to complete 30 upper-division credits, of which 18 credits must be from the major program.







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